Amgen

Process Development Associate Scientist- - Effector Function and Characterization

Employer
Amgen
Location
Cambridge, MA
Posted
May 08, 2021
Ref
R-118479
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Process Development Associate Scientist - Effector Function and Characterization

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What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for developing, qualifying and transferring state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose quantitative potency and characterization assays and supporting regulatory submissions.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Implementing state-of-the-art and fit-for-purpose analytical methods for: release testing, stability testing, product characterization/optimization, reference standard characterization, and investigations

  • Providing data to support technical reports for investigations, product and impurity characterization, and regulatory submissions

  • Generating and analyzing analytical data to support: product development investigations, and regulatory submissions

  • May contribute to critical analytical development teams (e.g., Product and process development teams, Product quality teams) by providing analytical updates, analytical documentation and data interpretation

  • Develops and improves scientific and technical skills

  • Supporting analytical projects involving method development, qualification, and transfer

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What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The scientist professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Life Sciences and 2 years life sciences industry experience

OR

Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences and 4 years life sciences industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in cell culture and cell biology techniques for quantitative determination of biological activity of proteins

  • Experience in cell-based bioassay development (method characterization, qualification, validation, technical transfer)

  • Experience with signal transduction, gene expression, receptor binding and fluorescent probe technologies

  • Experience in molecular biology techniques to manipulate plasmid constructs for generation of transfected stable cell lines

  • Hands-on experience on effector function assays (ADCC and CDC) and Biacore/ForeBio for binding affinity measure

  • Detail oriented and excellent documentation skills

  • Experience with automated liquid handling

  • Innovation supports new ideas and initiatives

  • Client orientation establishes effective and responsive relationships with all clients

  • Communication and Interpersonal skills communicates effectively with others, using appropriate diplomacy and sensitivity; makes others feel respected, valued and understood; works well in teams

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.